Marble House Project

Nurturing the Imaginative Spirit

Marble House Project is a multi-disciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration & the exchange of ideas by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work side by side. Their residency program is uniquely curated to bring together a diverse group of artists to facilitate exchange of different expertise, histories, techniques and perspectives. With a focus on conservation of natural resources, integration of small-scale organic food production and the arts, residents sustain their growth by cultivating and participating in the surrounding grounds, working on their artistic vision and forging partnerships within the community. Marble House Project is founded on the belief that the act of creating, whether in the studio or in nature, is how human potential expands and community thrives.


"Absolutely gorgeous and amazing people. A must for people who love arts, historic preservation, and the green mountain state."

Anjanette DeCarlo (source)

Every Tuesday from May through October, the Artists-in-Residence at Marble House Project present work to the public through our ART-Seed event. Presentations, performances, and open studios are developed by the artists and include works in progress, as well as completed works, across all disciplines represented at Marble House Project. ART-Seed is a cornerstone of our residency program, serving both our artists and our local community. ART-SEED is free and open to the public.

2017 ART-SEED Schedule
Events take place in the Event Barn on Tuesdays at 6pm

May 2 - Conversation with Janna Dyk and Daniel Greenberg
May 9 - Dance Performance with Amanda Szeglowski and Reading with Emma Heaney
May 16 - Open Studios with Devin Farrand,Ariel Herwitz and Daniel Greenberg
May 23 - Reading by Heidi Diehl, Kristina Marie Darling and Shannon Mussett
May 30 - Musical Performance by Alex Stephenson
June 6 - Dance Performance by Beth Graczyk
June 13 - Screening with Salome Lamas and open studio with Ooldouz Alaei Novin
June 20 - Screening with Jules Rosskam and talk with Zoe Crosher and Joey Lico
June 27 - Music Performance by Missy Mazzoli
July 4 - Performance by Kensaku Sinahora
July 11 - Open Studios with Sarah and Joshua Mcarty and Yulia Lanina
July 18 - Screenings Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman and Conversation with Hong-An Troung
July 25 - Dance Performance by Donna Uchizono and reading by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts
August 1 - Lecture by Mimi Hoang and Eric Bunge, film screening by Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib
August 8 - Music Performance by Christopher Goddard and reading by Dominica Phetteplace
August 15 - Films by Kimi Takesue
August 22 - Readings by Mckenzie McBride and Willie Johnson
August 29 - Performance by Slinko and Screening by Gina Kamentzky
September 5 - Readings by Lydia Blaisdell and Roohi Choudhry
September 12 - Musical Performance by Rachel Deborah and Dance Performance by Xan Burley and Alex Springer
September 19 - Film Screening with Emily Lobsenz followed by a fermentation workshop
September 26 - Open Studios with Ben Herndon and Sol Pochat
October 3 - Reading by Deirdre Lockwood and talk with Brigitta Varadi
October 10 - Music Performance Andrew Rudin
October 17 - Performance workshops with Agnes Wilcox and Charlie Watts
October 24 - Open Studios with Vanessa Albury, David B. Smith and Brigitta Varadi

New to Marble House Project is our Chef Residency program. Joining together art, sustainability, and community, our chefs explore food politics and creative cooking. During each residency one chef creates a unique farm to table dinner at Marble House Project. Experience our resident’s food as they build innovative dishes, sourcing ingredients both directly from our farm and from other farms local to Dorset. Tickets available on our website.

2017 Farm to Table Dinners
Dinners take place at 6pm.

May 11- Chef In residence Winston Chiu
June 8 - Chef in Residence Alicia Walter and Emilie Baltz
July 6 - Chef in residence Felicia Tandioni
July 27 - Laura O’Brien.
August 24 - Chef in Residence Leon Johnson.
September 21 - Chef In residence Marente Van Der Valk
October 19 - Chef in Residence Sung Kim

We invite you to join us for a series of Culinary Workshops that will allow you to experience both hands-on and demonstration cooking classes in our beautiful barn. Culinary workshops are led by our Chefs in Residence and will allow you to expand your culinary skills at Dorset’s historic Marble House Project.

During their residency at Marble House Project, Chefs Resident will offer one culinary workshop to the public. A description of each artists workshop can be found on our website.

2017 Culinary Workshops

May 7 - with Winston Chiu
June 11 - with Emilie Baltz and Alicia Walters
July 20 - with Laura O’Brien
August 27 - with Leon Johnson
September 24 - with Marente Van Der Valk
October 15 - with Sung Kim

Marble House Project is committed to sustainable practice and the conservation of natural resources. On our farm, we strive to grow as much of our own organic food as possible to meet the needs of our residency program and events we host within our facility. We respect our soil and watershed, so we never use chemical fertilizers or pesticides. We maintain a low-waste campus by conserving water and energy, composting, recycling and locally sourcing materials and labor. Many of our residents choose to deepen their awareness of our practices by participating in the planting and harvesting in our gardens.

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